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Nov 10, 2012 1:15pm EST
loeb. and the new book, "all in: the education of david petraeus." paula was given unusual access to him and brought his story up today. as she writes early in the book, one of his most important mentors, general jack galvin, talk to him about the concept of the big "m", which stood for individual mystique or mythology. the troops need to be able to make their command bigger than they are. petraeus has sold -- stood out as a leader. on the battlefield, he is tried credited with turning things around in iraq following president bush's decision at the end of 2006 deserted u.s. forces there. he faced a similar challenge in afghanistan between the middle of 2010 in the middle of 2011. his time in afghanistan is the focus of policy book. although the book has a broader week. she incorporates lots of biographical information about him in an effort to examine what has made him so effective and influential as a leader. she has a phd in public policy, which involves a public study of petraeus regarding transformational leadership and organizational information. as a graduate of west point,
Nov 12, 2012 8:30pm EST
of the intelligence community after the resignation of david petraeus. and ways to break political gridlock in washington as negotiations over the fiscal cliff start between the president and congress. after that, foreign policy magazine senior editor benjamin popper on the global reaction to president obama's reelection and what is on the foreign policy agenda for the president. plus, your e-mails, phone calls, and tweets. "washington journal" at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> you're watching c-span2 weekdays featuring live coverage of u.s. senate. on weeknights, watch key public policy events and every weekend, the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and and get our schedules at her website, and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >> next, a discussion on gender issues. columbia professor patricia williams was joined by darlene never and rebecca traister. they talked about reproductive rights and pay equity. this is two hours and 10 minutes. [applause] >> we are very, very formalizes institute. [laughter] okay, i'm gettin
Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm EST
. they talked about the benghazi and also about the david petraeus situation. and in that news conference john mccain was asked about susan rice being nominated as the next secretary of state. and he said in particular quote we will do whatever is necessary to block the nomination that's within our powers, as for susan rice is concerned that some senator mccain. you can watch the in our video library at the u.s. senate about to coming. a couple more calls. a republican call her. >> caller: i would just like to know, not middle-class or how would i said? -- >> host: i will let you go to the senate is coming and momentary. nebraska is next. eagle, nebraska. paul on our democrat line. >> caller: i would just like to make a couple of comments. one is nobody seems to remember that when bush enacted those tax cuts for the rich, that the sale of luxury items went up 15%. immediately. so the rich did nothing with their tax cuts. >> host: thanks for your comments. we will not go there. things for all your comments aso we wihell take you live to the senate floor here at c-span2. rule
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
committees he mentioned closed-door meetings and not hear from david trias just resigned direct her. what do they want to know from former petraeus? >> are you currently we will petraeus, but they said this would be specifically topping out the. there's not going to be anything about the investigation, this is about what sort of information he had as cia director about the threat before the attack and also why the information coming back to washington about the attack is so confusing. they don't understand what strength he was getting real-time on why they made a mistake in the week they initially characterized the attack. >> what to think of you looking for the coming weeks as the investigation goes forward? >> that they were interested and is the partisan rancor dies down the dig into deeper issues involved because i think there's a lot of politics at play here. but there's questions about how the state department is forward in securing people that wants to keep diplomats on the ground, for example, countries. the defense posture and north africa knows that is the changing security environ
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